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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals seven touches, TD    Sun Nov 10, 06:41 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed three times for 14 yards in Week 10 against the Detroit Lions while finishing with four grabs for 23 yards and a touchdown.

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  Bears | Just four touches for Tarik Cohen    Sun Nov 3, 05:42 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen ran twice for seven yards in Week 9 against the Philadelphia Eagles and he added two grabs for nine yards on five targets.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals seven touches    Sun Oct 27, 04:58 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen posted four runs for nine yards in Week 8 against the Los Angeles Chargers and he added three receptions for 37 yards on three targets.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 10 touches    Sun Oct 6, 06:12 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed four times for 10 yards in Week 5 against the Oakland Raiders in London and he added six grabs for 39 yards on seven targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen was able to benefit from Chase Daniel starting and put up a solid PPR day, but it wasn't an impact performance outside of a long punt return. He'll be PPR emergency/bye/injury depth after the bye, with an arrow pointing down when Mitchell Trubisky comes back.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen scores team's only TD    Mon Sep 30, 02:02 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen posted 18 total yards and a touchdown against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, Sept. 29.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen goes nowhere fast    Mon Sep 23, 11:42 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed four times for minus-2 yards in Week 3 against the Washington Redskins on Monday, Sept. 23, and he added two grabs for 26 yards on four targets.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen manages just 25 yards    Mon Sep 16, 01:53 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen registered 25 yards on six combined touches (four rushes, two receptions) in Week 2 against the Denver Broncos.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen hauls in eight passes    Fri Sep 6, 12:57 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen caught a team-high eight passes for 49 yards against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 5.

Footballguys view: Cohen was used as a slot receiver and relegated Anthony Miller to the bench. He'll remain a PPR flex as long as he is used like this. He could be featured in the passing game against the Broncos next week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen expecting same role    Thu Jun 20, 01:49 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen is expecting to maintain his role as the team's change-of-pace back this season despite an overhaul with the rest of the Bears' backfield. 'I feel like I'm going to be doing the same things I was doing last year,' Cohen told SiriusXM NFL Radio on Thursday, June 20. 'My role is not going to change. I still have to be the receiving back, come in be the change of pace back, running the ball, be that speedy guy. I'm just prepared for anything however I get the ball.'

Footballguys view: We anticipate that Cohen will be the 'Lightning' to the 'Thunder' of Davis or Montgomery in 2019. Cohen should get less than 100 carries, but his role is as a dangerous receiver out of the backfield. Projecting him for 70-plus catches again sounds about right. He's got flex appeal, especially in PPR format. Cohen has a current ADP of RB28 (5.11) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen sees just four touches    Sun Jan 6, 08:25 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed once for no gain and he had three grabs for 27 yards on five targets in the NFC Wild Card Game playoff loss against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen makes most of chances    Sun Dec 30, 11:45 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed five times for 24 yards and a touchdown and caught two passes for eight yards in a 24-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings in Week 17.

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  Bears | Chicago could pull starters in Week 17    Mon Dec 24, 03:02 PM

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky, RBs Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen and WR Allen Robinson are among the players head coach Matt Nagy plans to be 'smart' with versus the Minnesota Vikings in Week 17, suggesting he could pull his team's starters if the Los Angeles Rams appear as if they will secure the NFC's second first-round bye.

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  Bears | Quiet outing for Tarik Cohen     Sun Dec 23, 10:58 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed six times for 12 yards and caught one pass for seven yards in a 14-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers in Week 16.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 10 touches    Sun Dec 16, 06:50 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen posted five runs for 21 yards and he added a five receptions for 31 yards and a touchdown on six targets in Week 15 against the Green Bay Packers.

Footballguys view: Cohen could have had a second score if he had turned a reception in the red zone upfield instead of going out of bounds. He'll be a PPR RB2 against the 49ers next week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen amasses 89 total yards    Mon Dec 10, 01:04 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen ran for 69 yards on nine carries and hauled in all four of his targets for 20 yards in Week 14 versus the Los Angeles Rams.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen torches Giants    Sun Dec 2, 09:57 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed eight times for 30 yards and caught 12 passes for 156 yards in a 30-27 loss to the New York Giants in Week 13. He also threw a one-yard touchdown pass.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen reaches end zone    Thu Nov 22, 04:04 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen caught seven passes for 45 yards and one touchdown against the Detroit Lions in Week 12. He also rushed for 14 yards on three carries during the game.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 50 scrimmage yards    Sun Nov 18, 11:34 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen carried seven times for 27 yards in Week 11 against the Minnesota Vikings and he added three receptions for 23 yards.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 44 yards, score    Sun Nov 11, 06:09 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed seven times for just 15 yards and a touchdown in the Week 10 game against the Detroit Lions and he added six receptions for 29 yards on seven targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen was more involved as a receiver and didn't have any huge plays, but a short yardage score helped make him a worthy PPR play after a temporary dip last week. He'll be a flex play against the Vikings next week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen held to 13 total yards    Sun Nov 4, 05:38 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed for five yards on six carries against the Buffalo Bills in Week 9. He also caught one pass for eight yards during the game.

Footballguys view: Cohen wasn't a big part of the game plan and didn't benefit from a defensive breakdown like he did last week. He's back to being a flex play heading into a matchup with the Lions after a short stint as a dependable fantasy commodity.

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  Bears | Long TD reception for Tarik Cohen    Sun Oct 28, 08:58 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed five times for 40 yards and caught a 70-yard touchdown pass in a 24-10 win over the New York Jets in Week 8.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 83 yards, score    Sun Oct 21, 07:15 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed six times for just 14 yards in Week 7 against the New England Patriots and he added eight receptions for 69 yards and a touchdown on a game-best 12 targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen has had three strong games in a row and is now an every week play at running back in both PPR and nonPPR leagues.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 121 yards, TD    Sun Oct 14, 06:27 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed five times for 31 yards and a touchdown in Week 6 against the Miami Dolphins and he added seven receptions for 90 yards on nine targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen was explosive as a receiver and effective in limited opportunity as a runner. He'll be a solid RB2 until he lets us down. Expect another good game against the slow Patriots defense next week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen has monster game    Sun Sep 30, 05:05 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen caught seven passes for 121 yards and one touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 4. He also rushed for 53 yards on 13 carries during the game.

Footballguys view: Cohen wasn't used nearly to this extent in the first three weeks, as Matt Nagy must have seen something to exploit with his smaller, quicker personnel. Cohen should be scooped up on the wire if he was dropped as we attempt to put together a rosetta stone for Nagy's game plans during their bye.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen injures ankle Monday    Mon Sep 17, 11:58 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen (ankle) left the Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, Sept. 17 due to an ankle injury. He ran four times for eight yards and he added a 17-yard catch before departing.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen tallies 41 yards in opener    Mon Sep 10, 01:33 AM

Chicago Bears Tarik Cohen finished with five carries for 25 yards and three catches for 16 yards in Week 1 against the Chicago Bears.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen poised for big things in 2018?    Tue Jul 10, 01:43 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen 'not only has a skill set that will stimulate head coach Matt Nagy's creativity,' but he also 'has shown he has the mental capacity to handle a wide array of roles and responsibilities,' according to Dan Wiederer of The Chicago Tribune.

Footballguys view: Cohen was hit and miss his rookie year, and while he has the skill set, he lacks the size to be an every down back. He was a workhorse at North Carolina A&T but the NFL is a long way away from the Aggies program. He did see a lot of the backfield's targets, though, and that could make him an occasional flex play this year. His current ADP of 36 running back off the board is a solid spot to pick him up in that capacity.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen moving around    Wed Jun 27, 04:33 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen said he lined up at multiple positions during offseason workouts in head coach Matt Nagy's offensive scheme.

Footballguys view: It's a good move for the Bears new head coach. Nagy was incredibly creative with weapons like WR Tyreek Hill in Kansas City, and we can't wait to see what he can do with a player that has Cohen's skill set. Cohen is not as fast as Hill, but he's lightning quick and can create his own space as a runner or after the catch. He is going off the board at RB31 (6.08) in 12-team PPR leagues, showing what kind of flex appeal he's got for fantasy owners in 2018.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen a jack of all trades    Thu Jun 7, 12:13 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen's versatility gives the Bears a dynamic playmaker on offense. He will be used as a running back, wide receiver and even a pass-blocker. Head coach Matt Nagy said Cohen still has a lot to learn, but he has a lot to learn because Chicago plans on using him in a variety of ways. In addition to his running back duties, Cohen said he has lined up on the outside and in the slot as a receiver and has practiced on special teams. 'I feel like this is the offense for me.'

Footballguys view: He's going to have to go a long way to top what we expect from Jordan Howard, though he did take a lot of Howard's receptions last season. That said, Cohen's overall production was sporadic. His versatility at least gives him an interesting role as a flex option in fantasy leagues.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen must improve as blocker    Sat May 26, 12:22 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen could 'no doubt' serve as the third-down back if he can prove to be a capable blocker, according to running backs coach Charles London.

Footballguys view: Cohen is a small back, but he's got a low center of gravity and could slow down rushers with proper pass-blocking technique. Jordan Howard should be the primary ball carrier for the Bears, and even though he's worked hard on his receiving ability this offseason we expect Cohen to be the primary pass-catching back.

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  Bears | Coach excited about Tarik Cohen    Wed May 16, 11:33 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen is a player that head coach Matt Nagy is excited to work with this upcoming season. 'You see how he is in the meeting rooms -- he listens to the play and when he comes out here how serious he is and he knows how to have fun. He's a player that for me, you get giddy about,' Nagy said.

Footballguys view: Nagy is one of the most creative offensive minds in football. He'll find a way to use Cohen, perhaps with some plays/formations that he used Tyreek Hill in during his time running Kansas City's offense.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen working on receiving skills    Thu Apr 19, 10:49 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen has focused on improving his skills as a receiver and route running this offseason. Head coach Matt Nagy said the team plans to move him around and do different things with him.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen has added weight    Wed Apr 18, 02:23 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen is up to 190 pounds after bulking up this offseason.

Footballguys view: Cohen is going to have an exciting role in Matt Nagy's offense. He can play a bit like Tyreek Hill did for Nagy when he worked with the Chiefs as offensive coordinator. In PPR leagues, Cohen could have weekly flex value.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen wants to make plays    Sat Feb 24, 10:27 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen said he can do 'the same kinds of things' as Kansas City Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill, and he feels he will develop into a playmaker under offensive coordinator Matt Nagy.

Footballguys view: Cohen might not have Hill's long speed, but he can do a lot of the same things as a runner and in the short passing game. As long as Nagy and his staff are rational, Cohen will get more snaps and touches in 2018, and probably at Jordan Howard's expense.

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  Bears | Week 17 game recap for Bears    Sun Dec 31, 04:40 PM

Chicago Bears QB Mitchell Trubisky completed 20-of-36 pass attempts for 178 yards, no touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Minnesota Vikings. RB Tarik Cohen rushed for 13 yards on three yards, which actually led the team, while RB Jordan Howard ran nine times for nine yards. WR Dontrelle Inman led the team with 94 yards on five receptions, while WR Josh Bellamy chipped in with a 30-yard grab on his only catch. WR Kendall Wright wrapped up the season with five snags for 29 yards, while Cohen finished with a team-high six receptions but just 14 yards.

Footballguys view: Trubisky's rookie year is far from encouraging, but the team's offense was not always imaginative and he could benefit if the Bears move in a more offense-oriented direction with their head coaching hire. Jordan Howard was strong when the anachronistic Bears offense found a game script to match, but that was the exception, not the rule this year.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen held in check    Sun Dec 24, 04:44 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed for nine yards on two carries against the Cleveland Browns in Week 16. He also caught two passes for 12 yards during the game.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen with 14 total touches    Sun Dec 10, 06:28 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed 12 times for a career-high 80 yards in Week 14 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added two receptions for five yards.

Footballguys view: Cohen almost scored and he was generally too much for the Bengals defense, which consisted of a lot of backups at linebacker. He'll be a what the heck flex against Detroit next week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen making history    Mon Dec 4, 02:19 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen is the first rookie since Hall-of-Famer Gale Sayers in 1965 to have a punt return for a touchdown, rushing touchdown, receiving touchdown and passing touchdown in the same season. Additionally, he is the first player - rookie or veteran - to pull off this feat since Terry Metcalf in 1975.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 44 yards    Sun Dec 3, 06:00 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed twice for five yards in Week 13 against the San Francisco 49ers and he added four receptions for a team-high 39 yards on four targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen's biggest contribution was a punt return score. Unless you're getting his return scores, his floor and ceiling are too low to trust going forward.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 13 touches    Sun Nov 19, 04:50 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed nine times for 44 yards and a touchdown in Week 11 against the Detroit Lions and he added four receptions for 15 yards on a team-high six targets.

Footballguys view: Cohen was finally worked back into the game plan against the Lions and he was a big contributor. He soared over the pylon for his touchdown and got himself back into flex consideration next week against an Eagles defense that matches up well with Cohen's backfield partner, Jordan Howard.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen drawing significant attention    Thu Nov 16, 12:30 AM

Chicago Bears OC Dowell Loggains indicated that teams have been defending RB Tarik Cohen with cornerbacks or even double teaming the rookie in the passing game. The comments were made during Loggins' press conference Wednesday, Nov. 15.

Footballguys view: Benny Cunningham also got more snaps in the pass game, so that had an impact as well. Both those things make Cohen an "avoid" this weekend and until they get things sorted out.

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  Bears | Two touches for Tarik Cohen    Sun Nov 12, 09:53 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed once for one yard in Week 10 against the Green Bay Packers and he added one catch for 10 yards on two targets.

Footballguys view: A combination of throwing the ball a ton and clogged running lanes kept the Bears ground attack in neutral. Chicago leaned on Jordan Howard when they tried to run the ball and Cohen was an afterthought.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen quiet in Week 8    Sun Oct 29, 05:33 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed for two yards and one touchdown on four carries against the New Orleans Saints in Week 8. He also caught one pass for six yards during the game.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen makes most of one touch    Sun Oct 22, 05:48 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen had just one touch in Week 7 against the Carolina Panthers and it was good for a 70-yard reception.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen has decent outing    Sun Oct 15, 05:39 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen rushed for 32 yards on 14 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 6. He also caught one pass for 14 yards and also threw a 21-yard touchdown pass during the game.

Footballguys view: Cohen got more work because the Bears went so run heavy in this game, but they still aren't going back to him in the passing game the way they did earlier in the year. He's just a bench stash as you can't expect a passing touchdown from him every week.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen posts dud on MNF    Tue Oct 10, 12:17 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen finished with just 13 rushing yards on six carries, while adding negative-one receiving yards on his only reception Monday, Oct. 9, versus the Minnesota Vikings.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen held in check    Fri Sep 29, 01:01 AM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen accounted for 48 total yards (24 rushing, 24 receiving) during the team's loss to the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Sept. 28.

Footballguys view: The Bears stubbornly did not feature Cohen in the passing game despite his success in the first three weeks and a lack of proven downfield wide receiver options. Like the rest of the offense, his outlook can only be helped if Mitchell Trubisky becomes the starter.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen totals 102 yards    Sun Sep 24, 08:04 PM

Chicago Bears rookie RB Tarik Cohen posted 12 rushes for 78 yards in Week 3 against the Pittsburgh Steelers and he added four receptions for 24 yards on four targets.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen taking his time    Tue Sep 19, 11:33 PM

Chicago Bears rookie RB Tarik Cohen is averaging 6.6 yards per carry on his 12 rushing attempts through two games but is spending an average of 4.17 seconds per run before crossing the line of scrimmage - nearly a full second more than any other player in league with at least 10 carries this season.

Footballguys view: That's an unusual stat but it shows how Cohen is patient when waiting for his runs to develop. It also shows how many of his carries go outside the tackles (no6 in the NFL with nine carries outside the tackles in 2017). No matter the time, Cohen has shown that he's worth getting the ball to in many different ways. His speed and playmaking ability give him flex appeal every week no matter the matchup.

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  Bears | Tarik Cohen finishes with 68 total yards    Sun Sep 17, 04:29 PM

Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen caught eight passes for 55 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 2. He also rushed for 13 yards on seven carries.

Footballguys view: Cohen also had a costly muffed punt. He did remain heavily involved in the passing game for PPR points and he was more effective than Jordan Howard. He'll be a PPR RB2 and non-PPR flex against the Steelers next week.

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